Archive | November 23, 2017

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Love of the Game: Mitson finds joy in baseball, leading to SIU signing

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Sometimes the pressure and demands can be too much to any student/athlete. When you’ve been groomed by some of the best to be the next David Owen or Connor Alexander, the weight hangs on your stellar right arm. Add to those expectations, your older brother Brandon Mitson signed to play college […]

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Calendar of Events November 23, 2017

Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Fest at the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Millington will be held Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The buffett by Memphis top chefs is a Thanksgiving special menu in style, inviting families and visitors to celebrate the spirit of the season, enjoy the hometown hospitality and indulge in […]

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Ordinance amends 2018 fiscal year Budget for school funds expenditure

By Bill Short The Millington Board of Mayor and Aldermen has unanimously passed an ordinance on final reading that amends the 2018 fiscal year Budget to allow expenditure of school funds. Board members took the action during their Nov. 13 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Frankie Dakin and seconded by Alderman […]

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History in Paris

The Brighton Cardinals made the school’s second appearance in the Quarterfinals last Friday night against the Henry County Patriots in Paris. The underdog Cardinals outlasted the traditional powerhouse Patriots 34-31 to advance to this week’s State Semifinals at Beech. At Patriot Stadium, the Cardinal faithful were in the house including Brighton High School Principal Christi […]

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On Guard: St. Benedict wins backcourt battle over Millington

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Millington Trojan Hunter Klutts made a tough layup in the lane making the score 51-45 in favor of the St. Benedict Eagles midway through the third quarter. At that moment the Trojans arrived to a crossroad in the 2017-18 season opener in the William Osteen Gymnasium. Either display the new Millington […]

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Lady Trojans learning composure after season opener

By Thomas Sellers Jr. It took Millington Lady Trojans Head Coach Bruce Marshall longer than usual to exit his locker room after the season opener last Tuesday night in the William Osteen Gymnasium. The visiting St. Benedict Lady Eagles used pressure defense to prevail 65-19 over Millington. Not wanting his young team to be discouraged, […]

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Grit & Grind: Lady Rebels earn victory No. 2 the hard way

By Thomas Sellers Jr. The Tipton-Rosemark Academy Lady Rebels are 2-0 after last Thursday night’s game in the TRA Gymnasium. But the road to both wins were paved differently. TRA Head Coach Cameron Pridemore saw an offensive explosion in the season opener Nov. 14 against Magnolia Heights leading to a 61-29 victory. Then came Game […]

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TRA's Ethan Stewart runs into Soulsville's KT Curry during a game in the TRA Gymnasium.

Solid opening week for Rebel Basketball

By Thomas Sellers Jr. While the hype increases on the Tipton-Rosemark Academy campus about the potential of the 2017-18 Rebel Basketball team, new Head Coach Chris Anderson keeping his squad focused on basics. Anderson and staff are getting the Rebels to take it one game at time. After winning the season opener Nov. 14 over […]

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Thanks Teach! National foundation awards prize to MCHS’ Watkins

By Thomas Sellers Jr. Every student, teacher, coach, faculty, staff and administrative member of Millington Central High School was present in the William Osteen Gymnasium Complex Thursday afternoon for a big announcement. All sitting in the venue knew it was a important because Millington Mayor Terry Jones, Millington Municipal School Superintendent Dr. David Roper, Chamber […]

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